On The Day

09.30 AM

REGISTRATION

10.30 AM

INAUGURAL SESSION

10.45 AM

WELCOME ADDRESS

Pratap Padode, Editor – In – Chief, CONSTRUCTION WORLD & President, FIRST Construction Council

11.00 AM

CHIEF GUEST ADDRESS

Plans and Policy for promoting the use of drones in the construction industry

Amber Dubey, Joint Secretary. Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India

11.15 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Speeding up Gati Shakti: Plans to employ modern technology and the latest IT tools for coordinated planning of infrastructure

The Government plans to a GIS-based Enterprise Resource Planning system with 200+ layers for evidence-based decision-making, use of satellite imagery for monitoring and has a focus on digitization - ensuring timely clearances and flagging potential issues, and project monitoring

The address will highlight 

  • Government plans for adopting modern technology
  • Highlight on used cases

Sudhendu J. Sinha, Adviser - Technology, NITI Aayog

11.20 AM

PARTNER PRESENTATION – reserved for TITLE PARTNER

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Construction leaders and technology experts share the stage to highlight the current trends and share their experiences with the use of technology and its benefits.

SESSION 1

Construction Technology reshaping the industry and preparing the workforce for better tomorrow

11.30 AM

Quick Pick – What’s new?

11.35 AM

PANEL 1

For years construction industry remained disjointed and siloed. Every construction site is different, presenting its unique challenges and risks. This makes it difficult to streamline processes and increase productivity the way industries like manufacturing and retail have been able to do.

This session will feature construction leaders who will talk about technology interventions in their organization and how they are reaping the rewards with increased productivity, better collaboration, and completing projects on time and under budget—resulting in higher profit margins

  • Collaboration with BIM & Digital Twin
  • Addressing labor shortages with autonomous heavy equipment, drones, and robotics
  • Augmented reality and wearables for Safety and Training
  • Increased productivity with Offsite Construction, AI and ML

Speakers

  • Mr. Vikaas Ahluwalia, Director, Ahluwalia Contractor
  • Mr. TR Rao, Wholetime Director, PNC Infratech
  • Mr. Smit Shah, President, Drone Federation
  • Mr. Parveen Sharma, The BIM Engineers
  • MoRTH*
  • PS Patel, CMD, PSP Projects*
  • Sponsor Representative

12.15 PM

Audience QnA

PANEL 2

Vertical Construction the way to go - Technology modernizing real-estate industry

12.30 PM

Quick Pick – What’s new?

12.35 PM

PANEL 2

The recent boom in demand for property in and around big cities in India has given a new dimension to the investment in real estate. India is constantly expanding at a staggering pace with a huge demand for commercial & residential spaces. Rapid development has left town planners hardly any time to assess the situation and give growth a push in the right direction.

  • Global megatrends such as ESG, hybrid work, AI & Automation, Build to Rent, Geospatial, and more are transforming real estate
  • Embracing and implementing technology to solve your biggest challenges
  • Tech Implementation and overcoming the execution hurdles
  • Identifying the right tech partners to ensure successful roll-out

Moderator: Rajiv Nehru, RICS

Speakers 

  • Dr. Amarnath CB, Head – BIM Strategy, L&T
  • Nayan Raheja, Raheja Developers
  • Ashish Rakheja, Managing Partner, AEON Integrated Building Design Consultant
  • Sandeep Roy, Sr VP and Head of Design & Engineering, DLF
  • Siddhartha Dey, Head Operations - Building & Public Spaces, KEC Internationa
  • Sponsor Representative

01.15 PM

Audience QnA

01.30 PM

LUNCH

02.30 PM

FIRESIDE CHAT 1

The Metro Story: Use of path-breaking technology

Quick Pick – What’s new?

02.35 PM

FIRESIDE CHAT

The metro is destined to remain a pillar of urban mobility as a quick and practical mode of transport. Let’s witness the leaders talk about their experience with the technology while executing current projects and plans for future.

  • Mr. Mahesh Kumar, Director - Projects, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha Metro)
  • Mr. Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation*
  • Mr. KVB Reddy, L&T Metro Hydrabad*
  • Mr. S Acharya, Managing Director, Mott MacDonald*
  • Mr. Sandeep Gulati, Regional CEO-South Asia & Managing Director-India, Egis*

03.05PM

Quick Pick – What’s new?

03.15PM

BREAK

03.30PM

FIRESIDE CHAT 2

Roads to Digital Highways: Vision and Plan for use of Technology in development of road network

Quick Pick – What’s new?

03.35PM

FIRESIDE CHAT 2

Today’s governments and urban transport authorities are beginning to appreciate the importance of smart roads as an essential platform for mobility innovation. In this session, the road expert authorities will talk about their plans and how they are investing in the new age technologies and the benefits.

Moderator: Mr. Atul Bhobe, Managing Director, TPF Engineering

Invited Speakers

  • Mr. RK Pandey, Member – Projects, NHAI
  • Mr. Ajay Hans, MD & CEO, Welspun Enterprises*
  • Mr. Hardik Agrawal, Director, Dineshchandra Agrawal Infracon*

04.05

Audience QnA

04.15PM

FIRESIDE CHAT 3

THE RAIL TALE - Innovation & Digitalisation transforming Indian Railways and Highspeed rai

Quick Pick – What’s new?

04.20PM

FIRESIDE CHAT 3:

The Indian rail network is continuously enhancing the passenger experience through digital technologies.

In this session, the experts will share how railways have transformed India.

Invited Speakers

  • BS Mukund, Sr. DGM Project BIM implementation, L&T 
  • Satish Chandra Agnihotri, Managing Director, NHSRCL*
  • Ved Parkash, Managing Director, RLDA*
  • Sanjiv Bhutani, Director General, RDSO*
  • Alok Kumar, CE(HQ)/NR as Member, SRESTHA*

05.00PM

Audience QnA

05.15PM

Vote of Thanks

05.30PM

End of the event

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